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Electric scooters for adults are great for anyone who needs a daily commute to work or school. However, most commuter e-scooters can only carry riders that weigh less than 100kg. Because of this, most e-scooters are not suitable for heavy adults. Fortunately, Mearth offers heavy duty electric scooters with a higher weight capacity and a more powerful performance.
The Mearth GTS Series offers one of the best high weight capacity electric scooters in Australia, specifically the GTS and GTS MAX. These flagship electric scooters with high weight capacity
offer a premium build, rugged design, a large battery capacity, and high maximum power output. More importantly, it has a maximum rider weight limit of 150kg. The overall build and performance of the Mearth GTS Series make it a great electric scooter for heavy adults.
The GTS and GTS MAX offer similar features but slightly differ in their specifications. Here is a quick comparison of their specs.
|Top Speed||50 kph||70 kph|
|Max Range||70 km||100 km|
|Unfolded Dimensions||1210mm x 590mm x 1280mm|
|Rider Weight Limit||Up to 150 kg|
|Wheel Diameter||10 inches|
For those who need a higher rider weight limit, it’s best to ride a high weight capacity electric scooter. Since these kinds of e-scooters have a higher motor power and battery capacity, they can carry heavy adults up to 150kg. In fact, a typical 1000-watt motor power can handle a 115kg person easily.
Electric heavy duty scooters come with powerful specs and performance. It will have enough power and durability to carry up to 150kg and power through whatever path you ride on. Overall, it’s a great all-terrain electric scooter for heavy adults.
Average electric scooters have a lifespan of two to three years with proper care. However, well-built and high-performance electric scooters tend to last longer than the average e-scooter. Since heavy-duty e-scooters have a more durable build and more advanced components, these e-scooters are more resilient to the test of time.
Some heavy-duty e-scooters, like the Mearth GTS Series, offer an attachable seat, enabling riders to sit while cruising through different terrains. An electric scooter seat is perfect for those who prefer riding their e-scooter like a motorcycle. Sitting while riding also adds better comfort and ride quality. Look for electric scooters with a seat if you prefer riding in a seated position.
The battery is the most important part of the e-scooter since it is the power source. If you need a heavy-duty scooter that can carry heavier loads, look for an e-scooter that has at least a 1000-Wh battery capacity. The best off-road electric scooters make great heavy-duty e-scooters since they use large batteries.
Good heavy-duty e-scooters should have enough motor power output to carry the rider on off-road paths and steep inclines. For example, the Mearth GTS MAX has a maximum power output of 3200W. It’s an extremely powerful motor that can make riding hills and rough paths a breeze. It’s also an important factor to consider.
Most heavy-duty electric scooters for dirt roads are made with durable materials like aerospace-grade aluminium or steel. These stronger materials allow riders to take on tough courses that most e-scooters can’t take. Riders can be assured that a heavy-duty e-scooter won’t break down easily after climbing steep hills or speeding through rough roads.
Since heavy-duty e-scooters are high-powered, make sure that it also comes with a number of safety features to keep you safe and accident-free while riding. Common safety features include disc brakes, an electronic braking system, and shock absorbers, among others. These features are typical for premium, high-performance e-scooters.
The suspension on an e-scooter helps stabilise your ride, especially when riding through bumpy roads. Common e-scooter suspensions include hydraulic, rubber, and spring suspension. Suspensions are usually found on high-end and heavy-duty electric scooters since these e-scooters often ride off-road or climb uphill. However, make sure that your chosen e-scooter has suspension for better ride quality.
If you are looking for a high weight capacity electric scooter, you can find them in some local e-scooter retail shops, PEV shops, and online marketplaces. However, there are few local retailers and brands that offer electric scooters with high weight capacity. Mearth is one of the few Australian brands that offer an electric heavy duty scooter like the GTS Series.
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